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Polity The Global Third Way Debate
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Polity The Global Third Way Debate

Left-of-centre governments are currently in power in many countries. In greater or lesser degree, all have moved away from traditional doctrines and policies of the left, recognizing that left values have to

Polity - 9780745627427

Zed Books Participation--From Tyranny to Transformation?: Exploring New Approaches to Participation in Development
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Zed Books Participation--From Tyranny to Transformation?: Exploring New Approaches to Participation in Development

Participatory techniques have established themselves in both project implementation in developing countries and community interventions in industrial countries. Recently, participation has been fashionably dismissed as more rhetoric than substance, and subject to

Zed Books - 9781842774601

Palgrave Macmillan The Globalization of Multinational Enterprise Activity and Economic Development
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Palgrave Macmillan The Globalization of Multinational Enterprise Activity and Economic Development

This book explores and analyzes the effects of the globalization strategies of multinational enterprises (MNEs) on national and local development and highlights the implications of these effects for policy makers. Containing contributions

Palgrave Macmillan - 9780312225377

Wiley The Maverick and His Machine: Thomas Watson, Sr. and the Making of IBM
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Wiley The Maverick and His Machine: Thomas Watson, Sr. and the Making of IBM

The first complete look at one of America's legendary business leaders This groundbreaking biography by Kevin Maney, acclaimed technology columnist for USA Today, offers fresh insight and new information on one

Wiley - 9780471414636

Quorum Books Investment Strategy and State and Local Economic Policy
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Quorum Books Investment Strategy and State and Local Economic Policy

State governments are ultimately competitors in their economic policies when people, products and capital are free to move across state borders. Nowhere is this competition more apparent than in the United States

Quorum Books - 9780899304052

Public Opinion, Democracy, and Market Reform in Africa
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Public Opinion, Democracy, and Market Reform in Africa

Based on the Afrobarometer, a survey research project, this examination of public opinion in sub-Saharan Africa reveals what ordinary Africans think about democracy and market reforms, subjects on which almost nothing is

Cambridge University Press - 9780521841917

Routledge United States and Chile: Coming in From the Cold (Contemporary Inter-American Relations)
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Routledge United States and Chile: Coming in From the Cold (Contemporary Inter-American Relations)

The United States and Chile is the ideal introduction to U.S.- Chilean relations. From our strained Cold War relations and the Allende assassination to current democratic and economic development, senior scholars Mares

Routledge - 9780415931250

University Of Texas Press The History of Capitalism in Mexico: Its Origins, 1521-1763 (Translations from Latin America)
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University Of Texas Press The History of Capitalism in Mexico: Its Origins, 1521-1763 (Translations from Latin America)

What lies at the center of the Mexican colonial experience? Should Mexican colonial society be construed as a theoretical monolith, capitalist from its inception, or was it essentially feudal, as traditional historiography

University Of Texas Press - 9780292776692

My Life As a Traitor (Paperback)
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My Life As a Traitor (Paperback)

It was part youthful zeal and part teen crush that led Zarah Ghahramani to join a student protest movement. This book tells the story of her horrifying ordeal and her eventual release,

My - 9780747593386

Collins The Watson Dynasty: The Fiery Reign and Troubled Legacy of IBM's Founding Father and Son
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Collins The Watson Dynasty: The Fiery Reign and Troubled Legacy of IBM's Founding Father and Son

For an extraordinary fifty-seven-year period, one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing companies was run by two men who were flesh and blood. The chief executives of the International Business Machines Corporation

Collins - 9780060014063

Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid (Paperback)
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Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid (Paperback)

Some say that the first hint that Bill Bryson was not of Planet Earth came when his mother sent him to school in lime-green Capri pants. Others think it all started with

Life - 9780552772549

Palgrave Macmillan Global Markets and the Developing Economy (International Finance and Development Series)
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Palgrave Macmillan Global Markets and the Developing Economy (International Finance and Development Series)

E.V.K. FitzGerald takes a fresh approach to the macroeconomics of developing countries, based on the influence of global markets on domestic savings, private investment, firm behaviors, employment levels and income distribution. He

Palgrave Macmillan - 9781403915382

University Press Of America To Market, To Market: Reinventing Indianapolis
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University Press Of America To Market, To Market: Reinventing Indianapolis

The national preoccupation with efforts to "reinvent" government, and to privatize service delivery must be implemented in the "real world" environment of local government, where the application of a market approach carries

University Press Of America - 9780761819820

Quorum Books Measuring the Employment Effects of Regulation: Where Did the Jobs Go?
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Quorum Books Measuring the Employment Effects of Regulation: Where Did the Jobs Go?

An increasing amount of attention has been focused on the employment effect of governmental regulation. Controversy over the implementation and impacts of governmental rules are now central to current public policy debates

Quorum Books - 9781567200706

Greenwood Press Industrialization and Development: A Third World Perspective (International Development Resource Books)
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Greenwood Press Industrialization and Development: A Third World Perspective (International Development Resource Books)

This book documents and analyzes current trends in the industrialization and industrial development of Third World countries, and evaluates the progress they have made in the past decade in attaining the long

Greenwood Press - 9780313241376

Palgrave Macmillan The Prevention of Humanitarian Emergencies
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Palgrave Macmillan The Prevention of Humanitarian Emergencies

Since the end of the cold war, civil wars and state violence have escalated, resulting in thousands of deaths. This book provides a toolbox for donors, international agencies, and developing countries to

Palgrave Macmillan - 9780333964385

Quorum Books Strategic Planning in Technology Transfer to Less Developed Countries
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Quorum Books Strategic Planning in Technology Transfer to Less Developed Countries

Despite an avalanche of literature over the last 30 years there has been relatively little written on the role played by strategic planning in the transfer of technology, particularly from developed to

Quorum Books - 9780899306292

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